Decisions about medical procedures and patient care should be left to clinicians and their patients - not to politicians. As a family physician, I understand this.
Mary McLeod Bethune's commitment to the advancement of black women and indeed all women makes her a true American hero.
The Obama administration made the right move when it mandated that all employers be required to offer free family planning services to women through their insurance plans.
It's disturbing that the Komen Foundation has bowed to the Republican right in pulling its funding for Planned Parenthood's breast cancer prevention services.
This morning in Lawrence, Massachusetts, the local high school Girl's Ensemble was scheduled to sing "The Internationale" at City Hall.
Wangari Maathai, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004 for her leadership in Kenya's Green Belt Movement, died Sept. 25, 2011.
Even though they're afraid to utter the W word, it's pretty easy to see what their views are on issues concerning the majority of voters.
For a while, it looked like the victim might have her day in court, and win justice.
Alyssa Campanella, 21, the new Miss USA, called herself a "huge science geek" and said that evolution should be taught in schools.
The conservative-dominated Supreme Court ruled that Wal-Mart is too big to face class action justice, but America's workers think otherwise.